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Norwegian Refugee Council Secretary-General Jan Egeland visiting displaced families in the Muhamasheen community in Amran, Yemen, on Sunday. Michelle Delaney/NRC hide caption

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As Yemenis Starve To Death, Humanitarian Relief Group Pleas For International Help

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Students attending school in Santa Clarita, Calif., last week. California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Monday that schools that offer in-person learning by the end of March will be eligible for a portion of funds totaling $2 billion. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP hide caption

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Georgia voters cast their ballots in Chamblee for runoff elections in early January. Georgia's Republican lawmakers have proposed a number of changes to cut down on voting options. Virginie Kippelen/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Sexual harassment allegations made against Gov. Andrew Cuomo by two former aides will be examined by independent investigators hired by the New York state attorney general's office. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Pope Francis shakes hands with Joe Biden, then vice president, at the Vatican, in 2016. Andrew Medichini/AP hide caption

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In Pope Francis, Biden Has A Potential Ally — Who Shares The Same Catholic Detractors

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A health care worker draws a dose of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine into a syringe for an immunization event in the parking lot of the L.A. Mission on Feb. 24. Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Could A Single-Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccine After Illness Stretch The Supply?

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Palestinian elementary school students wearing protective face masks take their seats in their classroom amid the coronavirus pandemic on the first day of class in September at a United Nations-run school in the West Bank city of Ramallah. Majdi Mohammed/AP hide caption

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A man speaks on his mobile phone in the Mahane Yehuda market in Jerusalem in December. In the early days of the pandemic, Israel began using a mass surveillance tool on its own people, tracking civilians' mobile phones to halt the spread of the coronavirus. Maya Alleruzzo/AP hide caption

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The first box of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine departs from a facility in Shepherdsville, Ky., on Monday. The company is set to distribute its first 3.9 million doses across the U.S. this week. Timothy D. Easley/Getty Images hide caption

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Britain's MI5 Spy Agency Proves More Comic Than Tragic In 'Slough House'

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Anti-junta protesters run from teargas fired by police during a demonstration in Yangon on Monday. At least 18 people were killed over the weekend as Myanmar police reportedly used live ammunition against protesters. Aung Kyaw Htet/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Gett hide caption

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"As Texans struggled to survive this winter storm, Griddy made the suffering even worse as it debited outrageous amounts each day," Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said as his office sued the company. Here, electrical lines run through a neighborhood in Austin during the recent winter storms. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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French former President Nicolas Sarkozy (left) arrives to hear the verdict in a corruption trial at Porte de Clichy court house in Paris on Monday. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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